- Research Evidence for Social Justice
January 26, 2021
In 1965, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told a crowd in Selma, Alabama that the waiting time for social justice should not be long because “no lie can live forever.” On January 6, 2021, the act of insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, demonstrated that as long as a lie lives, no one is free — not even the men and women of the U.S. Congress.
- Impact of COVID-19 on Essential Family Child Care Industry Revealed in New Research From Erikson Institute
November 2, 2020
Foundation for Child Development Grants in Action Chicago, IL (October 29, 2020) — Erikson Institute has released a new report from its Herr Research Center: Family Child Care Providers: Unsung Heroes in the COVID-19 Crisis.
- We Demand Justice for Early Childhood Educators
June 2, 2020
COVID-19, health disparities, and the ongoing killings of black people have highlighted decades of pain and injustice against people of color in general and African Americans in particular.
- A Pivotal Time to Act on Reducing Child Poverty as the Nation Responds to COVID-19
May 5, 2020
COVID-19 has reminded us that vulnerable populations are disproportionately affected by many challenges, including this crisis.
- America Should Have Zero Tolerance for the Damage Being Inflicted on Immigrant Children
June 27, 2018
The Foundation for Child Development strongly opposes immigration policies that inflict harm upon children by severing familial bonds which threatens their well-being and emotional security.
- Children’s Experience with Parental Employment Insecurity and Family Income Inequality
February 6, 2017
In research commissioned by the Foundation for Child Development — “Children’s Experience with Parental Employment Insecurity and Family Income Inequality” — Donald J. Hernandez and Jeffery S. Naprierala have created the Index of Parental Employment Insecurity to provide a more accurate picture of the economic health of families and to invest in children’s development.
- Promoting Two-Generation Strategies: A Getting-Started Guide for State and Local Policy Makers (Revised and Updated)
October 18, 2016
This is a revised and updated version of the 2013 Getting-Started Guide providing new insights and lessons learned in designing and implementing two-generation strategies, especially those with a strong education and workforce orientation.
- Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8
October 18, 2016
This National Academies of Sciences Report assesses the research on parenting knowledge, attitudes, and practices associated with positive developmental outcomes in children birth through age eight.